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Species Colaspis brunnea - Grape Colaspis

Top view - Colaspis brunnea Colaspis sp.  - Colaspis brunnea Colaspis brunnea? - Colaspis brunnea Leaf Beetle - Colaspis brunnea Colaspis brunnea (Fabricius) - Colaspis brunnea Colaspis ? - Colaspis brunnea Colaspis brunnea Colaspis brunnea
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Colaspis
No Taxon (brunnea species group)
Species brunnea (Grape Colaspis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Galleruca brunnea Fabricius, 1798.
Explanation of Names
brunne - Latin for brown (1)
26 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
4.5 to 6 mm.
TX-GA-ME-SD / adj Can. (2)
Most records from July
Freq. asso. w/ Fabaceae (3)
"The most common member of the genus." (4)
Print References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occuring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.
4.Peterson Field Guides: Beetles
Richard E. White. 1983. Houghton Mifflin Company.
5.How to Know the Beetles
Ross H. Arnett, N. M. Downie, H. E. Jaques. 1980. Wm. C. Brown Publishers.